“I heard that the guy came into the theater about 25 minutes into [The Dark Knight Rises],” Cook began last night at L.A.’s Laugh Factory. “And I don’t know if you’ve seen the movie, but the movie’s pretty much a piece of crap. Yeah, spoiler alert. I know that if none of that would have happened, I’m pretty sure that somebody in that theater, about 25 minutes in realizing it was a piece of crap, probably was like, ‘Ugh, fucking shoot me.’” And there you have Dane Cook’s Aurora shooting joke.
Comedian Dane Cook attends the party hosted by the Weinstein Company and Audi to Celebrate Awards Season at Chateau Marmont on January 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images